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Integrated Marketing and Communications: Marketing Specialist

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Marketing Specialist
  • Job ID: #17785
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Integrated Marketing and Communications: Marketing Specialist

PRIORITY DATE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 4, 2022.


A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Integrated Marketing and Communications beginning in January 2022. The official and working titles for this assignment is Marketing Specialist.  This is a renewable assignment.  The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Demonstrated ability to write copy for digital platforms; proven experience in SEO and inbound marketing. Required are excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to think strategically, as well as meet deadlines for multiple projects; demonstrated ability to write copy for multi-channel delivery (web, print, email, events).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Demonstrated experience in leading and executing marketing campaigns from concept to completion, knowledge of SEO, experience working in a complex organization such as higher education or healthcare; demonstrated success in implementing web communication strategy and digital marketing campaigns; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES:

  • Reporting to the associate director of IMC, this position supports UW-Eau Claire's strategic marketing initiatives for student recruitment, retention, and reputation on the university website.
  • Along with other team members, participate in meetings with university faculty and staff, campus colleagues and administration, to determine the academic distinctions and student experiences that distinguish UW-Eau Claire from other universities and to advance the reputation of UW-Eau Claire.
  • Write content for multichannel delivery to prospective students, internal audiences, influencers, alumni and friends, with emphasis on top-level web pages.
  • Assist with ongoing search engine optimization of web pages.
  • Work with photo liaisons in IMC to secure photo and video assets for priority messages of the university.
  • Use analytics to evaluate work according to key performance indicators and to inform ongoing web strategies, including web platforms and related marketing technology.
  • Help educate colleagues across campus on best practices for communicating the lifetime benefit and value of a UW- Eau Claire degree, and digital marketing and communication strategies.

THE UNIT: The unit of Integrated Marketing and Communications consists of 24 staff members.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Integrated Marketing and Communications: Marketing Specialist position (Job ID # 17785) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Samples of work 
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Rebecca Dienger, director, diengerj@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by January 4, 2022. However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).